Juniper Networks conducted a global consumer study in association with KRC Research and Synovate with more than 6,000 smartphone and tablet users across 16 countries. It was found that upto four out of five people feel “level of security” is high priority when buying or using smartphones and tablet computers. The study also reveals that more than half of them are anxious about losing their mobile devices, protecting their identities and protecting their families with parental controls.
According to the study Indian smartphone users have shown highest level of concern towards mobile security issues. The figure stood at 90 per cent among the 16 countries which were considered for conducting this study. Other countries that followed India are Brazil and Russia (88 per cent each), Germany (86 per cent) and China and Italy (both at 85 per cent) where users have a high level of security concerns towards using Smartphones.